Hjorth & Rosenfeldt

Michael Hjorth and Hans Rosenfeldt make up the celebrated Swedish crime writing duo known as Hjorth & Rosenfeldt, authors of the No. 1 internationally bestselling series about Psychological Profiler Sebastian Bergman. The Sebastian Bergman series has sold 5,5 million copies in 34 languages.

Michael Hjorth (b. 1963) is one of Sweden’s most famous film and TV producers and a renowned screenwriter whose work includes the screenplays to several of Henning Mankell’s Wallander films.

Hans Rosenfeldt (b. 1964) is Sweden’s leading screenwriter and the creator of the most successful Scandinavian TV-series ever: the award-winning crime series Bron (The Bridge), which is broadcast in more than 170 countries.

“A truly addictive series that features some of the most compelling characters I’ve read – among else the complex and original psychological profiler Sebastian Bergman.”
-Jørn Lier Horst

Awards

Shortlisted for the Storytel Awards (Best Suspense) Sweden – En högre rättvisa A Higher Justice 2019
Shortlisted for the Swedish Academy of Crime Writers’ Award (Best Swedish Crime Novel) Sweden – Den stumma flickan The Silent Girl 2014
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Bibliography

Sebastian Bergman

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‘As You Sow’ and ‘Trust Me’ top the Swedish July bestseller lists

Hjorth & Rosenfeldt’s As You Sow performs a hat trick on the monthly bestseller list of July, coming in at No. 1 in the hardcover, audio and e-book. Anders Roslund’s Trust Me likewise grabs three top placements, coming in at No. 2 on the same three lists.

Hjorth & Rosenfeldt and Kristina Ohlsson No. 1 in Sweden

Week 29’s lists see Hjorth & Rosenfeldt’s As You Sow stay put at No. 1 in hardcover, while Kristina Ohlsson’s Storm Watch shoots to No. 1 in the paperback category. As You Sow also climbs the audio and e-book lists, coming in at No. 1 on both.

Hjorth & Rosenfeldt No. 1 in Sweden

The seventh and penultimate installment in Hjorth & Rosenfeldt’s Sebastian Bergman series, As You Sow, is No. 1 on the official Swedish list for hardcover novels. The title also grabs the No. 2 spots on the audio and e-book lists.

‘As You Sow’ published in Sweden

Sebastian Bergman and his colleagues in the national homicide unit are back – and with a vengeance! As You Sow, Hjorth & Rosenfeldt’s seventh novel, takes place three years after the events of A Higher Justice.

Three murders have been committed in a span of days and Karlshamn is gripped by terror. Vanja Lithner and her colleagues in the national homicide unit are under pressure to find and stop the sniper before they kill again. But there are no clues, no witnesses, and no clear connections between the victims.

Sebastian Bergman has opted for a more tranquil lifestyle since he became a grandfather; he now works part-time as a psychologist and therapist. Suddenly, his world is turned upside down when an Australian seeks his counsel to process his experiences of the 2004 tsunami, to which Sebastian himself lost a daughter and a wife.

Since the murder in Uppsala three years ago, Billy has never stopped killing. About to become a father, he makes up his mind: He won’t kill again. But circumstances won’t let the past be forgotten. The question is, how far will Billy go to make sure he isn’t discovered?

As You Sow is the seventh and penultimate installment in Hjorth & Rosenfeldt’s internationally bestselling series that has sold 1,6 million copies in Sweden alone, and 5 million the world over.

Hjorth & Rosenfeldt No. 3 in Iceland

Hjorth & Rosenfeldt’s The Silent Girl is No. 3 on the official Icelandic bestseller list for the month of April. The Silent Girl is the fourth installment in the Sebastian Bergman series.

‘A Higher Justice’ No. 4 in Germany

A Higher Justice, Hjorth & Rosenfeldt’s sixth novel in the series about Sebastian Bergman, is No. 4 on Der Spiegel’s bestseller list for paperbacks this week.

‘A Higher Justice’ No. 2 in Germany

Hjorth & Rosenfeldt’s A Higher Justice, the sixth installment in the internationally bestselling series about Sebastian Bergman, is No. 2 on Der Spiegel’s paperback bestseller list this week.

‘A Higher Justice’ No. 1 in Germany

The paperback edition of Hjorth & Rosenfeldt’s A Higher Justice, the sixth installment in the internationally bestselling series about Sebastian Bergman, is No. 1 on Der Spiegel’s bestseller list this week.

The weekly Norwegian bestseller lists

Hjorth & Rosenfeldt’s sixth Sebastian Bergman novel, A Higher Justice, jumps one placement and lands at No. 4 on week 4’s official bestseller list for paperbacks in Norway.

The weekly Norwegian bestseller lists

Hjorth & Rosenfeldt’s sixth book in the Sebastian Bergman series, A Higher Justice, stays at No. 5 on the official bestseller list for paperbacks in Norway. The list summarizes the sales of week 3, January 13-17.

The weekly Norwegian bestseller lists

The official Norwegian bestseller lists for the second week of 2020 see Hjorth & Rosenfeldt appear at No. 5 on the e-book list. The title is A Higher Justice, the sixth Sebastian Bergman novel.

The Storytel Awards 2019

The nominees for 2019’s Storytel Awards have been announced. Previously known as the Grand Audiobook Prize, the Storytel Awards have been handed out to the best audio books in Sweden since 2007. The awards are split into five categories: Suspense, Fiction, Nonfiction, YA, and Children’s books.

Among the nominees for the Suspense award are: Stefan Ahnhem’s X Ways to Die, Anne Holt’s A Grave for Two, Kristina Ohlsson’s To Him Who Knocks, Hjorth & Rosenfeldt’s A Higher Justice, Jo Nesbø’s Knife, and Anders Roslund’s Knock Knock.

The Fiction nominees include: Liza Marklund’s Black Pearl Farm, Fredrik Backman’s Anxious People, Simona Ahrnstedt’s Just a Little More, and Niklas Natt och Dag’s 1794.

Fans will be able to vote for their favorites till January 17, and the winners will be announced at a gala event on April 2.

To cast your vote, click “Read more” below.

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